The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Opera

The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Opera

Book - 2002
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Major composers including Mozart, Wagner, Verdi, Puccini, and Strauss * Legendary singers from the great divas to the Three Tenors * What to look for and listen to at the opera * The history of opera and why it endures * Stylistic variations and basic theoretical underpinnings * Appreciating the art form * Biographies of the opera's greatest artists * A survey of classic operas
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Press ; Perigee, 2002
Edition: 1st Perigee ed
ISBN: 9780399527432
Characteristics: xv, 221 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: National Public Radio (U.S.)
Alternative Title: Opera


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